Doctors seeking access to psilocybin mushrooms for training purposes get a boost from the Green Party

Seventeen healthcare professionals who have been waiting more than 100 days to learn whether or not they will be able to access psilocybin mushrooms for training purposes have received the support of three members of Parliament, including Elizabeth May. Read More
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Kiwi musician Tiki Taane claims to be “a really good driver stoned,” saying bud makes him courteous and chill

It’s unlikely a message any parent wants to hear, but Kiwi musician and staunch cannabis supporter Tiki Taane argues he’s “a really good driver” after having a few puffs. Read More
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Ottawa to form advisory committee after Canadians voice interest in ‘cannabis health products’

The results are in from more than two months of public consultations by Health Canada regarding cannabis health products, with more than 60 per cent of respondents indicating that they would be interested in such items. Read More
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A quarter of menopausal women have used weed to tackle symptoms, but more are open to trying it

More than a quarter of U.S. women taking part in the Midlife Women Veterans Health Survey report they have used or are using cannabis to manage their symptoms, but another 10 per cent say they’d be open to giving weed a try. Read More
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Three things older adults should know about using weed

Now that cannabis has earned legal status across a number of different U.S. states, it has gone through a process of re-evaluation. It seems that people of all ages are now more open to trying the plant, whether that be for recreational or medicinal purposes. In fact, one of the fastest growing demographics who are canna-curious are baby boomers. Read More
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How former NFL player Brett Favre went from Vicodin addict to CBD advocate

Brett Favre knows about pain. More than most rational humans, he knows about physical pain. The injuries he accumulated throughout his football career should astound you: torn bicep, broken thumb, concussions, elbow tendonitis, bone spurs in his ankles, severe sprains in multiple limbs, to name a few. In 1995, Pittsburgh Steeler defenders hit him so hard, Favre rushed to the sideline and coughed up blood. He returned the next play, threw a touchdown, and the Green Bay Packers won the game. Read More
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